General information

Capital: Maputo

Currency unit: New Mozambican metical

Official language: Portuguese

Area: 799,380 km²

Population in million: 29.7 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 416 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 1,247 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 78.8 

Annual growth rate of the population: 2.9 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 53.3 %

Life expectancy at birth: 58.3 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 59 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 12.33 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 21.8 

Industry value added of GDP: 17.6 

Services value added of GDP: 54.2 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 3.93 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 7.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Activated carbon (0.63 %)
Precious and semi-precious stones (0.48 %)
Nitrogenous fertilisers (0.35 %)
Other tubes and pipes, open seam or welded, riveted, of iron or steel (0.27 %)
Wigs, false beards, eyebrows and eyelashes (0.22 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Unmanufactured tobacco (4.46 %)
Cane or beet sugar (1.97 %)
Wood in the rough (1.73 %)
Wood sawn (1.53 %)
Crustaceans (1.17 %)

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